reference

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representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples abstractionism , unrealism
principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions accounting principle , accounting standard
reference to something in literature allusion
passing reference or indirect mention allusion
quality characterized by indirect reference allusiveness
annual publication of reference data almanac
reference book almanac , atlas , dictionary , encyclopedia , handbook , manual , thesaurus
reference book that is published regularly once every year annual , yearbook , yearly
(grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase article
symbol used as a reference mark asterisk
geography reference work atlas
position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion) attitude
reference for plotting points axis
lines that serve as reference for plotting points axis
angular distance from a reference direction azimuth
English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742) Bailey , Nathan Bailey , Nathaniel Bailey
surveyor's mark of reference point bench mark
surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point bench mark , benchmark
point of reference or standard of comparison benchmark
friendly informal reference to a grown man boy
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